Summary: The author points out that core questions about the way the climate is responding to our influence and what the impacts will be remain largely unanswered. He provides insights and perspective free from political agendas, dispels popular myths, and unveils little-known truths. He points out that the models we use to predict the future aren't able to accurately describe the climate of the past,...
Publisher / Publication Date: BenBella Books, Inc. 2021
Copies Available at Peninsula1 available in Adult, Call number: 363.738 KOO
Summary: A startling and authoritative look at the special-interest groups that have corrupted the climate change debate.
Publisher / Publication Date: Greenleaf Book Group Press 2011
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 363.738 BEL
Summary: "Over millions of years, organisms in Antarctica--one of the most extreme environments on Earth--have evolved in amazing ways that enable them to thrive on the ice, in the ice, and under the ice. How is climate change affecting the creatures that live in this frozen world? Even in the intensely cold, windy, and dry environment of Antarctica, a wide variety of wildlife--from the massive swarms...
Publisher / Publication Date: 2020
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 551.9989 BAT
Summary: "The groundbreaking speeches of Greta Thunberg, the young climate activist who has become the voice of a generation, including her historic address to the United Nations. In August 2018 a fifteen-year-old Swedish girl, Greta Thunberg, decided not to go to school one day in order to protest the climate crisis. Her actions sparked a global movement, inspiring millions of students to go on strike...
Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Books 2019
Copies Available at Woodmere2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 179 THU
Summary: "Learn more about what climate change means and how it's affecting our planet. The earth is definitely getting warmer. There's no argument about that, but who or what is the cause? And why has climate change become a political issue? Are humans at fault? Is this just a natural development? While the vast majority of scientists who study the environment agree that humans play a large part in...
Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Workshop, an imprint of Penguin Random House 2018
Copies Available at Interlochen1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J Set What Was 363.738 Herman 2018 2018
Summary: Explores what would happen if the sea ice melts in the far north of the globe, causing the extinction of polar bears, and how it would affect environments around the world.
Publisher / Publication Date: Roaring Brook Press 2018
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 599.786 WIL
Summary: Now, with his daughter and the next generation in mind, Hertsgaard delivers a resounding, motivating message of hope that will spur activism among parents, college students, and all readers. He gives specifics about what we can expect in the next fifty years: Chicago's climate transformed to resemble Houston's; the loss of cherished crops and luxuries, such as California wines; the redesign of...
Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Pub. 2011
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 304.25 HER
Summary: As global temperatures continue to rise, scientists are wondering if there are solutions beyond reducing emissions. Enter geoengineering. From sucking carbon straight out of the air to physically blocking out sunlight, the options may seem far-fetched. Can geoengineering really work? How much would it cost? And what are the risks of engineering Earth's climate?
Format: moving image
Publisher / Publication Date: 2021
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Summary: "Set in New York City after the melting of the polar ice caps, an independent loner along with his cat and only friend, navigates the flooded city as he tries to live another day. Each morning he sails in search of food, crossing paths with others from this makeshift community--from outsiders like himself to the depraved and ruthless elite--all struggling to maintain a sense of normalcy in a...
Publisher / Publication Date: Berger Books, an imprint of Dark Horse Books 2021
Copies Available at Kingsley1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA GRAPHIC ROM
Summary: Focusing on the intricate nature of the world around us, as well as the personal relationship we all have to the weather, a National Book Award finalist and visionary writer combining personal stories with history, interviews, scientific research and full-color photos explores the transformative power of weather. --Publisher
Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2015
Copies Available at Interlochen1 available in Adult, Call number: 551 Redniss 2015
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 551.6 RED
Summary: Is global warming human-driven? Can its effects be accurately measured? What are its long-term consequences? According to Dr. Maggie Aderin-Pocock, a renowned British space scientist, the only way to answer those questions is through rigorous observation. In this program, Dr. Aderin-Pocock describes her work with the Aeolus satellite project. Named after the "keeper of the winds" in ancient...
Format: software, multimedia
Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2007
Summary: This book looks at what climate change is, the ways in which it is affecting our planet and suggests projects and ideas to encourage everyone to to do what they can to be greener, limit their own carbon footprints and make a difference.
Publisher / Publication Date: Welbeck Children's Books 2021
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 363.738 WIL
Contents: The real reason Katrina happened -- Ignoring the warning signs in Louisiana -- Why do societies commit suicide? -- Global warming: same mistakes, bigger stage -- Sea-level rise: exporting New Orleans to the world -- Killer hurricanes: exporting Katrina to the world -- No more Katrinas, no more warming, no more waiting -- The clean energy revolution -- Climate cover-up at the White House -- A...
Publisher / Publication Date: Free Press 2006
Copies Available at Interlochen1 available in Adult, Call number: 363.738 Tidewell
Summary: "An illuminating work of environmental history that chronicles the great climate crisis of the 1600s, which transformed the social and political fabric of Europe. Although hints of a crisis appeared as early as the 1570s, the temperature by the end of thesixteenth century plummeted so drastically that Mediterranean harbors were covered with ice, birds literally dropped out of the sky, and...
Publisher / Publication Date: Liveright Publishing Corporation, a division of W.W. Norton & Company 2019
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 304.2 BLO
Summary: "Best friends Erica and Sven are tired of their parents' evasive answers about the weird weather people are witnessing all over the planet, so they decide to research what climate change is really about. With the help of fossil gremlins and climate fairies, they educate themselves on how, and if, we can slow it down. Why Does Climate Change? is accurate but hopeful graphic novel for young...
Publisher / Publication Date: Sky Pony Press 2021
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Summary: "Team up with Max Axiom to learn all about global warming and its effects on the Earth. From melting glaciers to wacky weather patterns, heating up our planet wreaks havoc on its resources and inhabitants. Young readers will understand global warming and harness the power to help make a difference! Download the free Capstone 4D app for an augmented reality experience that goes beyond the...
Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press, a Capstone imprint 2019
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 363.738 BIS
Summary: A polar bear waits patiently for spring when the ice breaks up, but after months of hunting, paddling, and resting on ice floes, summer ends and the bear must swim very far to find land. Includes facts about polar bears and the effect of climate change on their environment.
Publisher / Publication Date: Greenwillow Books, an Imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2019
Copies Available at Peninsula1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE MOO
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE MOO
Summary: "After speaking to the international public for close to fifteen years about sustainability, climate scientist Dr. Nicholas realized that concerned people were getting the wrong message about the climate crisis. Yes, companies and governments are hugely responsible for the mess we're in. But individuals CAN effect real, significant, and lasting change to solve this problem. Nicholas explores...
Publisher / Publication Date: G.P. Putnam's Sons 2021
Copies Available at Interlochen1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 363.738 Nicholas 2021
Summary: Ms. Frizzle takes her kids on a whirlwind tour, from the Arctic to the equator so they can see telltale signs of climate change.
Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2010
Copies Available at Woodmere2 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 570 COL
Copies Available at Interlochen1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J Set MSB 363.73 Cole 2010
Summary: "The 2016 election left many people who are concerned about the environment fearful that progress on climate change would come screeching to a halt. But not Michael Bloomberg and Carl Pope. Bloomberg, an entrepreneur and former mayor of New York City, and Pope, a lifelong environmental leader, approach climate change from different perspectives, yet they arrive at similar conclusions. Without...
Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2017
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 363.7 BLO
Summary: When we think "climate change," we think of man-made global warming, caused by greenhouse gas emissions. But natural climate change has occurred throughout human history, and populations have had to adapt to its vicissitudes. Tony McMichael, a renowned epidemiologist and a pioneer in the field of how human health relates to climate change, is the ideal guide to this phenomenon, and in his...
Publisher / Publication Date: Oxford University Press 2017
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 304 MCM
Summary: An accessible explanation of climate change summarizes its science while sharing insights into its implications for the future, answering key questions from the role of fossil fuels to the economic costs of reducing carbon emissions.
Publisher / Publication Date: Pantheon Books 2012